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These miniscule sap-sucking insects multiply rapidly on leaves. Large colonies are immediately evident, as are the symptoms - silvery-white discoloration of the leaves and distorted shoot tips and buds.Packed clusters of tiny white insects on leaves
Are there any other insects or spiders that jump on their prey in the same way? Reply to Mrs CullenJumping on prey is one of the best ways to catch food if you are a spider or insect. Pouncing can either be a sudden rush forwards, like these wolf
insect on the underside of the leaves - these excrete honeydew, on which fungus grows. Kill the scale insect by spraying with Provado Ultimate Bug Killer, wait a couple of weeks and you can wash the leaves clean.
to remove them, I'm thinking slowly with soapy water? I'm afraid you've got an infestation of scale insects - if you look here http://www.bbc.co.uk/gardening/advice/pests_and_diseases/identifier.shtml?scale_insects you'll find some suggestions
Late-summer nectarAs some insects are still out foraging in late-summer, it's a good idea to provide food for them with nectar-rich, late-flowering plants.Plants for beesIn late-summer, many plants have finished flowering, but bees, butterflies
Please help me to identify the problem with my 2 year old apple tree. I am very inexperienced gardener, so any help will be much appreciated. It looks like some insect colony.I have attached the three photos which I hope will help you to identify
sort of things. I'd be interested to see what people think about this. Totally agree. Anything that benefits insects, butterflies or birds stays, if it spreads it's up to me to keep it in check but it still stays.
of the soil. Can anyone please help me identify this insect and stop it from eating my vegetables before I get a chance to. Thank you gardeners for your time.
do? It's very hard getting at the tiny insects without crushing the fragile stems. Can you not spray them with insecticide?
and other insects. The display will provide shelter for insects to roost or hibernate, food plants for various caterpillars, and sources of nectar for pollinating insects.We created a scheme of nectar-rich nepeta, lavenders, geranium, polemonium, salvia